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Reviewed 13 November 2023

I had a sea king room on level 9 right in front of the ferris wheel. I loved the room and the view was fantastic. The room was comfortable, had a fantastic rain shower in the bathroom and a coffee machine & pods. The hotel does not accept cash anywhere so you must have a credit card. I stayed 2 nights and thought the location was excellent. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: October 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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1  Thank ging466
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Flynn Management, Other at Crystalbrook Flynn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2023

Hi. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our modern facilities during your two nights with us at Flynn! We do have quite a spectacular sea view and we are glad you loved it. The Flynn team hopes to see you again in the near future XX.

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Reviewed 9 November 2023 via mobile

This is the best hotel in Cairns. It is newly renovated and super clean in every corner The large king bed provided me a restful sleep. The shower was perfect.....strong pressure and nice smelling soap. The aircon in the room worked perfectly. There are two pools and showers for those with late flights who want a quick freshening up. This hotel is a must stay before and after your liveaboard!

The highlight are the staff! Every single person was friendly and helpful. The front desk team are excellent! They even greeted me by name (wow!). Beyond impressed by the team......5 star level of service and presentation of themselves.

Do not hesitate......this is the best hotel in the city.

Date of stay: November 2023
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jaydev Walia, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Flynn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2023

Hi dcgalesq,

We take great pride in the service we provide so getting feedback like this is very rewarding. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

It is an honor to be your choice of hotel in Cairns and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 1 November 2023

Excellent location, right on the board walk close to most restaurants and the big pool by the pier side. Room was clean , pillows were soft , ordered a memory foam pillow which was delivered quickly. On check in the staff forgot to mention anything about our room and hotel amenities even regarding the app or the iPad in the room to view all the information , which is really a shame for a 5 star rated hotel . But apart from that all staff are friendly , efficient and happy to help . Onsite restaurants- Boardwalk social and Italian by Flynn both nice meals and breakfast daily was nice . We loved the fresh watermelon. Car parking is $15 per night , safe, secure underground parking for which you will be provided a remote to open the barrier on exit and entry. The balcony view was amazing , nice place to enjoy a few wines. Overall a very pleasant stay. :)

Date of stay: October 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jaydev Walia, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Flynn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2023

Hi TheExplorer876,

Its great to hear that you had a pleasant stay and tried out all of our restaurants...and the balcony! We value your feedback and will make note of the lack of detailed explanation in the welcome to Flynn.

We hope to welcome you back soon.

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 31 October 2023

After been stranded in Melbourne we arrived late Sunday night was greeted at reception by a bubbly front of house who made us very welcome after a long day stayed in a normal studio room no views but very clean and well set out very comfortable bed we didn’t eat breakfast but the buffet looked pretty good I found the hotel layout a little confusing with two towers but overall its not 5 star but was good value we definitely recommend and stay again

Date of stay: September 2023
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Jaydev Walia, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Flynn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2023

Hi gjbrennan58,

I'm glad we were able to make you feel welcome after a long day. We appreciate your feedback, the layout of the hotel does not take much time to get used to after a couple of walks around. We hop eto welcome you back soon and provide a true 5 star experience.

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 17 October 2023

We stayed in a Sea King room at the Flynn for the weekend following a week in Palm Cove. Our room on level 8 overlooked the water and the beautifully landscaped Boardwalk/lagoon area. Our room was very clean with a comfortable bed and a smart tv. A coffee machine and pods was provided, however there were no plates or cutlery which was disappointing. Be warned there's a lot happening at street level in front of the hotel, with high noise levels from the bars and restaurants particularly at night. So if you are in your room trying to sleep you have a choice - you can close the balcony doors to shut out the noise or leave them open to catch the cooling breezes but put up with the noise. Overall, we enjoyed our stay at the Flynn. It's in a great location and we would recommend the water-view rooms (even with the noise).

Date of stay: October 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Flynn Management, Other at Crystalbrook Flynn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2023

Hi johnandpaddysgirl,

Thank you so much for your amazing review! Glad that you loved our hotel location and enjoyed our beautiful sea view room :)
Hope to see you again soon!

Flynn xx

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